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Bank Windhoek, City of Windhoek celebrate MSME Day with entrepreneurs

Celebrated annually on 27 June is Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Day, designated by the United Nations to highlight the potential of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises to transform economies, foster job creation and promote equitable economic growth.

Bank Windhoek’s Head of SME, Financial and Data Analytics, Bianca Janse Van Vuuren, highlighted that SMEs are the backbone of Namibia’s economy, driving innovation, creating jobs, and fostering community growth. “But beyond their economic contributions, entrepreneurs’ grit, determination, and agility truly set them apart,” she said.

To commemorate this day, Bank Windhoek collaborated with the City of Windhoek to host an Information Sharing and Financial Literacy session at the Bokamoso Entrepreneurial Training Centre in Katutura, Windhoek, on Tuesday, 25 June 2024. The session covered aspects of essential financial management, various loan products available to qualifying clients, the importance of having a bank account and digital marketing. A total of 50 entrepreneurs attended this session and expressed appreciation for the information shared.